|Yangtze Patrol U.S. Navy - U.S. Government|
This rare film features ships of the U.S. Asiatic fleet patroling the Yangtze River. The Asiatic Fleet's gunboats were tasked with protecting American shipping (primarily oil tankers) from pirates and the Japanese. Contains amazing footage of life in China circa 1935 including the cities of Chunking, Shanghai, and the countryside. Ships featured in this film are the USS Augusta (CA-31), USS Borie (DD-215) and USS Simpson (DD-221) as well as US gunboats.
Keywords: Newsreel of US Involvement in China pre World War II (WWII)
|Yanks Bomb Tokyo - Castle Films|
Yanks Bomb Tokyo
|Yanks Smash Truk - Castle Films|
This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows Operation Hailstone, the U.S. assault on "Japan's Pearl Harbor", the naval base at Truk. Footage shows Task Force 58, which included the fleet carriers USS Yorktown, USS Essex, USS Intrepid, USS Bunker Hill, USS Enterprise, and the light carriers USS Belleau Wood, USS Cabot, USS Monterey, and USS Cowpens as they strike the Japanese base beginning in February of 1944...
|Your Ship in Action WWII Cruisers - U.S. Government|
Full color film profiling the career of a U.S. Navy heavy cruiser serving in the Pacific during World War II (WWII).
Keywords: WWII Industrial Incentive Film